You may not be able to come to us, but check back here for updates and pics of what we are up to in the vineyard, winery and cellar!
22 May - Been so busy we forgot to post pics! bottled the Big Uncle Willy's port, getting cellar door legit, driveway renos... we'll be open on the 5th June!
22 May - Here comes the cover crop in the vineyard, going to be a permanent midrow 'garden' with clover for the bees as a nice summer blanket for the soil
21 May - the last tomatoes, plenty of silver beet, kale, herbs, onions, sandy soil grows straight carrots
19 May - Old Grenache vines have a new home in the orchard
18 May - Handsome red gum posts to match the beautiful old grenache vines
15 May - driveway work underway! look at that sand! Click image to see video
14 May - things happening in the driveway with cute old vehicles - watch this space 🙂
12 May - The seeds going into the hopper, family helping out with the work
13 May - The Garden has always been an important part of our lifestyle at Rusden ... this year we have a winter garden
12 May - excited to see the little plants come up and flowers in the vineyard
12 May - a special blend of clover, medic and rye blended for our sandy soil
11 May - The sand bed for the seeds to grow, this photo is taken in the bushvine Mataro
9 May - seeds are going in
8 May - Quince and apple for breakfast and dessert
7 May - Wattle, apples, leaves changing colour, Winnie running around, sun shining, time to stop and smell the quinces
6 May - Little red jewels of the garden
4 May - Rain, Sunshine, Rainbows, vines, wine, silver linings
2 May - Winnie the wine dog doing her thing in the vineyard. Click image to see video
1 May - We were just starting to get into the groove of of this home learning thing
30th April - This variety puts on a show for the season
26 April -Putting the wine to barrel, "have a nice sleep in the comfy oak 2020 wine!"Click image to see video
27th April - The Bedford getting some compost action in the vineyard.
25th April - perfect timing for a nice soak!
24th April - Making the vineyard pretty and getting ready to sow the cover crop.
23rd April -Pressing a bit old school for the girls, after work with their dadClick image to see video
20 April -Footage from the Easter Weekend pick and crush Cab Savo for maliClick image to see video
17 April -This is us... Crushing the little parcel of Grenache over the Easter weekendClick image to see video
16 April - Picking a last sneaky little parcel of grapes over the Easter weekend (video by Grace)Click image to see video
14th April - This is so much fun!
12th April - Happy Easter from our family to yours!
7 April - Winnie, our Cellar Door dog, misses you visiting!Click image to see video
6th April - Last ferments still bubbling away.
3rd April - Chasing the daisies all over cellar door... our cellar door only wine 'Chasing Daisies' down to 5 dozen... available until sold out via email sales if you love it, email us and order now.
1st April - As the rain comes down, our last crush for vintage 2020.
30th March - Pressing Shiraz in the winery today... wow, what colour!!
26th March - Our property from the skies. Thanks to Mike Smith Pictures!
26th March - Our property from the skies. Thanks to Complete Photography!
24 MarchClick image to see video
23rd March - Winnie waiting at the gates for visitors
20th March - The winery in action this morning
19th March - Night Shift pump overs
19th March - We love having visitors and showing them the action
18th March - The Red Cake from the basket press
18th March - First basket press for the reds
13th March - Time for the Reds to come in
29th Feb - Getting the kids in on the action
27th Feb - Pressing the Whites
26th Feb - Whites at Night
Feb 24 - Ready for Vintage 2020
+61 432 249 929
221 Magnolia Rd, Vine Vale SA 5352
Post: PO Box 257, Tanunda SA 5352
P: +61 8 8563 2976
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